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Classical Beat: April, 2013

Posted at 11:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Weekend roundup: so many premieres, so little time.

Tavener, Crockett, Spears, Kahane all offered new work in DC this weekend.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:47 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stephen Brookes, Grace Jean, Joan Reinthaler, Charles T. Downey, Roger Catlin, Robert Battey

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Of revivals and rebirths: Tavener in DC, Aspern Papers in Dallas

John Tavener in DC, “The Aspern Papers” in Dallas, and the question of adaptation in opera.

By Anne Midgette  |  03:42 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  City Choir of Washington, Dallas Opera

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Of Pollini and Pulitzers.

Reviews of Maurizio Pollini and others; Caroline Shaw wins the music Pulitzer for a younger generation.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  JCC, Strathmore, Choral Arts

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Sir Colin Davis, 1927-2013.

An obituary of, and a performance by, the humane British conductor.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:06 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 04/15/2013

WPAS, Vocal Arts DC announce 2013-14

Two local institutions offer strong international rosters for next season.

By Anne Midgette  |  12:41 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WPAS, Vocal Arts DC

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Weekend reviews: Carpenter, Rousset, and more

Reviews of Christophe Rousset on harpsichord, Cameron Carpenter on organ, and other virtuosos.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:24 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WNO, Library of Congress, Maison Française, Strathmore, Marlow Guitar Series

Posted at 02:55 AM ET, 04/08/2013

April concerts: Wolff, Kolkay, and a great Great Noise.

Wolff leads the NSO; Kolkay dazzles on bassoon; Great Noise Ensemble is great, say Post critics.

By Anne Midgette  |  02:55 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles T. Downey, Joan Reinthaler, Stephen Brookes, Dumbarton Concerts, Wolf Trap, WNO

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 04/01/2013

News for April 1: Bertinelli signs exclusive CD contract

TV actress, memoirist takes on the St. Matthew Passion in a new role: as conductor.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:15 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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